Multiple Stellar Award-winner, Grammy-nominee, and perennial gospel music favorite, Marvin Sapp, has succeeded in establishing himself as one of the most recognizable voices in gospel music. Sapp declared himself "not a singer who can preach, but rather a preacher who just happens to sing," and he does both with the case of Thirsty. For Thirsty, Sapp teamed up with producers Aaron Lindsey, Myron Butler, his choir Levi, and New Breed. The concert film was recorded live, before a capacity crowd. It also include a special, behind-the scenes montage.